Village of Klukwan


Location: On Display in the East Entrance

From: United States of America | Alaska | Klukwan

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Title Village of Klukwan
Object Number 29-228-2
Current Location East Entrance - On Display
Culture Tlingit
Provenience United States of America | Alaska | Klukwan
Culture Area Northwest Coast Culture Area
Creator Louis Shotridge
Date Made 1912-1913
Section American
Materials Cedar | Spruce | Paint | Hide | Stone | Plastic Resin
Iconography Village

Model of Klukwan. Louis Shotridge completed this model of Klukwan, his native village, in 1913. The model shows only the central section of Klukwan, which at one time had 65 houses. Although Shotridge had no previous experience building models, he skillfully crafted every detail of the model.

Credit Line Received from various sources, pre-1929
Other Number LO-1870-1 - Found in Collection Number

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